Raise

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Definition

to raise (a salary); to raise (money): to lift, to elevate; to increase (a salary), to make (a salary) higher; to collect, to get (money)
verb

to raise (a child): to look after, to care for, to educate and protect (a child)
verb

a (pay) raise, a pay-rise (UK): an elevation in (pay), a (pay) increase
noun

Examples

  • "On the other hand he did find a Polish immigrant on the metro, who raised the boy as his own and taught him the art of perfume-making."
  • "On the other hand, he did find a Polish immigrant on the metro, who raised the boy as his own and taught him the art of perfume-making."
  • "To replace them, he found a Polish immigrant on the metro, who raised the boy as his own and taught him the art of perfume-making."
  • "Ask for a pay-rise for example."
  • "In closing, I'd just like to dedicate this moment to my grandfather Xavier Delavigne, who raised me like his own son, taught me the perfume trade, and sacrificed everything he had to send me to this school."
  • "Just look at Cherie Blair, she has raised three children yet still manages to earn more money than her husband and he is the Prime Minister of England."
  • "I'll raise it on my own."
  • "Fast food giant O'Donalds plans to use the land to raise cattle."
  • "Indigo Motel is selling shares on their website, and I just bought a ton of them. As soon as they raise $150,000 they'll use that money to record, promote and distribute their first album. As a shareholder, I will receive a cut of all sales and licensing."

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